Legal News: Governor Newsom Grants Reprieves for California Death Row Inmates

April 7, 2019

Just recently, Governor Gavin Newsom stated his intention to sign an executive order granting a reprieve to all 737 death row inmates in California—home to the largest death row population in the Western Hemisphere. This is especially staggering as it is twice the size of Florida’s, the next largest population. It should be noted, however, […] Read More

Leading Bay Area Discrimination Lawyers Serving San Francisco, Oakland, and Marin County, California Civil Rights Law Group, Announce Post on Civil Rights Victory

April 2, 2019

San Francisco, California – April 1, 2019. California Civil Rights Law Group, a team of highly motivated and best-in-class discrimination attorneys in the San Francisco Bay Area, is proud to announce a commentary on their blog on recent developments in New Jersey at the Hightown High School. Read More

California Civil Rights Group, a Team of Best-in-class Sexual Harassment Lawyers in San Francisco, Oakland, and Marin County, Announces New Post on Undocumented Survivors

March 29, 2019

San Francisco, California – March 28, 2019. California Civil Rights Law Group, a best-in-class team of attorneys working in San Francisco, Oakland, and Marin County for the greater Bay Area and focused on sexual harassment, is proud to announce a new post to their blog on undocumented survivors of sexual and domestic violence. Read More

News on LGBTQ Discrimination: Alaska Mayor Vetoes LGBTQ Non-Discrimination Ordinance, but There Is Still Hope

March 27, 2019

As February came to a close, spirits were high in Fairbanks after the city council voted 4-2 in favor of Ordinance 6093—an LGBTQ-inclusive nondiscrimination ordinance that includes protections in employment, housing, and public accommodations for those discriminated against based on their sexual orientation or gender identity. Read More

New Jersey High School Students Secure Civil Rights Victory

March 9, 2019

In this particularly precarious moment for civil rights in our country, it has become unusual to hear about positive developments in the civil rights arena. Last month, however, there was occasion to celebrate one such development, where students from New Jersey’s Hightown High School saw their efforts to pass a bill—one that would create an […] Read More

Doing Better: Protecting Undocumented Survivors of Sexual and Domestic Violence

February 22, 2019

As the Trump Administration continues to issue unnecessary, relentless attacks on our nation’s immigrant population, undocumented survivors of domestic and sexual violence may feel even more powerless. Read More

Governmental Bodies Take Aim at ‘Disparate Impact’

February 14, 2019

Attacks on civil rights have become commonplace over the past few years, so it should come as no surprise that yet another civil rights protection is in danger under the current administration. Just recently, the Department of Justice released a memo calling for senior civil rights officials to re-evaluate “disparate impact”—a legal concept developed to […] Read More

Racial Discrimination Against Jews? A Federal Court Weighs In

February 7, 2019

According to a lawsuit filed in Louisiana federal court, a man who was raised Jewish but had since converted to Christianity, Joshua Bonadona, was denied a position as a football coach at Louisiana College on the basis of his Jewish descent. Read More

San Francisco Bay Area Discrimination Attorneys, CA Civil Rights Law Group, Announces Attorney Navruz Avloni Makes Partner

February 2, 2019

February 2, 2019 – San Francisco, California. California Civil Rights Law Group, a law firm specializing in employment law including discrimination, wrongful termination, and sexual harassment, is proud to announce that attorney Navruz Avloni has made partnership status. Avloni brings a passion for justice and the law to the firm plus strong organizational skills. It […] Read More

Attack on Civil Rights Will Destroy Federal Recognition of an Estimated 1.4 Million Americans

January 30, 2019

Among minority groups whose rights have been attacked since Trump took office, the trans community has been one of those hit the hardest.  (As some of the top LGBTQ discrimination attorneys here in the San Francisco Bay Area, we pay keen attention to these issues and hope to share them with you on our blog). Read More